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Home is more than just brick and mortar.  We can help to provide homes for others when we participate in a ministry like One:27.  And, as long as some do not share our eternal home, we as believers need to deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow Jesus so that others may come to […]

A Royal Priesthood for His Praise

Kevin Bentley teaches from I Peter 2:4-9, a reminder to be who God has called us to be and our role as believers.  He weaves together the Old Testament and the New Testament to explain the priesthood.  He walks us through five of the responsibilities of the priests and what that would look like for […]

Passing the Baton

Matt Krause teaches on Youth Sunday about the importance of passing the baton; about investing in the next generation.  Jesus models for us what it looks like to live a life of discipleship.  We can see a piece of this in Matthew 28:18-20 and Matthew 4:18-20.  Matt uses examples from our culture, his life, the […]

Gone Fishin’

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series, teaching through the book of Matthew.  Dean explains the historical and contextual setting, and then shows us three ideas we need to understand from Matthew 4:12-25 about Jesus’ ministry.  This section sets the stage for how you hear the Sermon on the Mount, in chapters 5-7.

Real People. Real Stories. Real God.

Dean Elliott wraps up the Keeping Our Eye on the Finish Line series speaking about the skills needed to make small groups successful.  In Matthew 7:1-12, Jesus teaches how we can interact with real people, who have real stories, and lead them to the real God.

Why Disciples Grow in Small Groups

Don Hunt continues the Keeping Our Eye on the Finish Line series by explaining the importance of small groups.  What happens in a small group of people?  Why are they important for the growth of the church?  For the growth of individuals? Scripture references: John 14:7-16; I Corinthians 12:26; Proverbs 18:1; Hebrews 10:24-25

The Recipe

Just as a baker needs to know the ingredients to make a successful recipe, so also that when you have a mission in life, you have to know how to accomplish the mission.  The Church’s mission is to make disciples.  But how does the church do that?  What ingredients does a church need to successfully […]

Whatcha Doin’?

David denHartog exhorts us to keep our eye on the finish line if we are to succeed as a church.  What is our goal as a church?  What is our goal as individual believers?  How do we measure success at CBC?  Our goal comes from Matthew 28:19.  Pastor David uses selected verses from the Gospel […]